CODENAME English Translation Y/N FORCES INVOLVED DATE THEATRE DESCRIPTION
Eisbaer Polar Bear Y German 3 Oct. 1943 Aegean The counter attack against British forces on Cos Island.
Forelle Trout Y German c1943 Aegean The counterattack mounted in the Aegean against the British landings on islands there.
Hannibal Y German c1943 Aegean Planned capture of Lemnos Island, Greece.
Leopard Y German 12 Nov. 1943 Aegean The reconquest of Leros Island by German forces.
Poseidon Y German Oct. 1943 Aegean Counterattack mounted against British forces on Samos Island.
Birke Birch tree Y German Sep. 1944 Arctic Plan for evacuation from Finland of German forces in the event of Finish collapse.
Blaufuchs Bluefox Y German Jun. 1941 Arctic The movement to and build-up of XXXVIth Corps in Finland for Operation SILVERFOX
Rosselsprungen Knights Move Y German Jul. 1942 Arctic The attack against the Allied PQ-17 convoy by Luftwafe and Kreigsmarine units in Norway.
Berlin City Name Y German Early 1941 Atlantic Two month commerce raiding cruise by the warships Scharnhorst & Gneisenau in the Atlantic
Ikarus N German c1940 Atlantic Plan to land forces in Iceland and set up a base there.
Paukenschlag Drumroll Y German Jan. 1942 Atlantic The U-Boat campaign carried out off the US east coast following the US entry into the war.
Rhineubung Rhine exercise Y German c May. 1941 Atlantic The sea raiding campaign by the warships Bismarck and Prinz Eugen.  Bismarck lost in battle.
Adler Eagle Y German c1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation on the Croatian Coast
Alfa Alpha Y Axis 5 - 11 Oct. 1942 Balkans Anti-partisan operation by Italian and Croat (Chetnik) forces around Neretva, Yugoslavia.
Alpenveilchen Alpine Violet Y German c1941 Balkans Plan to provide support to beleaguered Italian army in Italo-Greeco War by sending Whermacht forces to join the campaign.
Beta Beta Y Axis Oct. 1942 Balkans Anti-partisan operation by Italian and Croat (NDH) forces near Livno, Yugoslavia.
Braun Brown Y Axis 20 Mar. - 8 Apr. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in the Psunj-Papuk area, Yugoslavia.
Castigo Y German 6 Apr. 1941 Balkans Bombing raid against Belgrade by Luftwaffe.
Delphin Dolphin Y German 22 Nov. 1943 Balkans Landing by German forces on the islands of Ugljen and Pasman, in the Adriatic south of Zadar, Croatia.
Delta Delta Y German c1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Western Greece.
Donnerkeil Thunderbolt Y German c1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Yugoslavia.
Draufganger Daredevil Y German c1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Montenegro.
Feuerwehr Y German c1943 Balkans Failed operation to prevent infiltration of Partisan forces into northern Macedonia.
Feuerzange Y German c1944 Balkans Offensive in the outer Dalmation Island chain from Losinj to Sibenik in the Adriatic.
Fliegenfanger Y German 14 Jul. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out by IX SS Mtn. Corps in the Osmaci and Memici area of Albania?
Freischuetz Marksman N German Feb. 1944 Balkans Paln to capture the island of Vis, off the Dalmation coast.  Cancelled for lack of available forces.
Fruhlingsanfang Start of Spring Y Axis 19 Mar. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation by various Axis forces in the Primorska and Gorenjska region of Slovenia.
Gama Gamma Y German 17 Aug. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation in Yugoslavia.
Gembock Y German 6 - 14 Jun. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation undertaken on the Greek/Albanian border area.
Gertrud N German c1943 Balkans Contingency plan for operations by German and Bulgarian forces in the event of a Turkish entry to the war on the allied side.
Haifisch Shark Y German 7 Nov. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan opearation to clear guerilla forces from the Trogir area, ?, Yugoslavia.
Hannibal Y German 26 Apr. 1941 Balkans The capture of bridge over the Corinth canal by 2nd FS Reg.
Herbstgewitter I Autumn Thunder Y German 23 Oct. - 11 Nov. 1943 Balkans The clearing of the Peljesac Penninsula, Croatia prior to HERBSTGEWITTER I
Herbstgewitter II Autumn Thunder Y German 22 - 26 Dec. 1943 Balkans Action to capture the partisan logistics base on the Island of Korcula off the Yugoslav coast.
Horrido Y German Early 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Salonika, Greece.
Hubertus Y German Nov. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation in the Pindos Mtn.s Greece by XXII AK See also TIGER, PUMA & PANTHER
Hundessohn Y German c1944 Balkans Contingency plans in the event of a Bulgarian defection
Iltis Polecat Y German c1944 Balkans Anti-Partisan operation carried out in Salonika, Greece.
Judas N German c1944 Balkans Contingency plan in the event of a Bulgarian defection from the Axis.
Konstantin Y German Sep. 1943 Balkans Contingency plans for the takeover of Italian occupied areas in Yugoslavia in the event of an Italian collapse.
Korelle Y German c1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out on Spardes Island off the coast of Yugoslavia
Kreuzotter Viper Y German 5 Aug. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in eastern Greece.
Kubelblitz Ball Lightning Y German 2 Dec. 1943 Balkans Anti-Partisan operation mounted by German and Bulgarian forces in Eastern Bosnia.  (Sixth offensive in Yugosalv terms.)
Maibaum Maytree Y German c1944 Balkans Anti -partisan opeartion carried out in Yugoslavia.
Maigewitter May thunder Y German Apr. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Northern Greece.
Marita Y German 6 Apr. 1941 Balkans The invasion of Greece from Bulgaria.
Morgenwind Morning Wind Y German 12 - 13 Jan. 1944 Balkans Landings on the Dalmation Islands of Brac and Solta, Yugoslavia
Napfkuchen Poundcake Y German c1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Yugoslavia.
Olymp Olympic Y German May. 1942 Balkans Anti-partisan raid carried out in Greece.
Panther Panther Y German Oct. - Nov. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried in the Epiros region of Greece.
Panther Panther Y German 14 Dec. 1943 Balkans Anti-Partisan operation launched in Metsovan Pass, SE Croatia by German forces.
Paula Y German c1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Serbia.
Puma Y German Oct. - Nov. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Epiros region.
Renntier Y German Feb. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation in Greece.
Roeslein Y German Jul. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out to prevent Partisan forces entering northern Macedonia.
Rosselsprungen Knights Move Y German 25 May. 1944 Balkans Anti-Partisan operation mounted by 2nd Panzer Army against the Yugoslav stronghold of Drvar.  (Seventh offensive in Yugoslav terms)
Rubezahl Y German 7 Feb. 1945 Balkans Operation involving the pushing back of partisan forces in the Primorska region of Slovenia.
Schneegestber Y German Nov. 1944 Balkans The pursuit of Marshall Tito's HQ's.
Schneesturm Snowstorm Y German Dec. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Bosnia, following KUGELBLITZ. (Sixth Offensive).
Schwartz Black Y German 20 May. - 15 Jun. 1943 Balkans Anti-Partisan operation mounted in NW Montenegro & SE Herzegovina.  (The Fifth Offensive in Yugoslav terms)
Seeraeuber Pirate ? Y German 23 Oct. 1943 - 11 Nov. 1943 Balkans An unsuccessful landing by Croatian (NDH) Ustasha forces on Brac Island in the adriatic
Steinadler Y German c1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in eastern Greece.
Strafe Punishment Y German 6 Apr. 1941 Balkans The German invasion of Yugoslavia
Tiger Y German Oct. - Nov. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in the Epiros region of Greece.
Triebjagd Y German ?? Balkans Anti-partisan operation.
Trio Y Axis Apr. 1942 Balkans Anti-partisan operation in Slovenia by German, Italian and Croat forces. Known as the "Third Offensive"
Truebruch Breach of faith Y German Sep. 1944 Balkans Blocking operation against Bulgarian and Partisan forces attempting to enter Macedonia.
Waldrausch Forest Fever Y German 12 Jan. 1944 Balkans Anti-partisan operation.
Waldteufel Forest Devil Y German c1945 Balkans Anti-partisan operation.
weihnachtsmann Y German Balkans
Weiss I White Y German 20 Jan. - 15 Feb. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation carried out in Western Bosnia.  (Fourth Offensive)
Weiss II White Y German 25 Feb. - March 1943 Balkans Continuation of WEISS I on the Neretva River
Weiss III White N German March. 1943 Balkans The abortive Italian contribution to the WEISS plan. Intended to disarm Chetnik forces in Bosnia.
Wikinger Y German c1944 Balkans Offensive by German forces on the outer island chain of the Dalmation islands in the Adriatic, from Losinj to Sibenik.
Winterende Y Axis 19 Mar. 1944 Balkans Anti partisan operation in Slovenia, part of the FRUHLINGSANFANG operation.
Wolkenbruch Y German 22 Sep. - 1 Nov. 1943 Balkans Unsucessful anti-partisan operation mounted in Northern yugoslavia designed to destroy guerilla forces there. Thwarted by developments in Italy.
Wulf Wolf Y German 7 - 29 Dec. 1943 Balkans Anti-partisan operation in the Kordun - Banija - Pokopu - Turpolje area
Wulf Wolf Y German Spring 1944 Balkans Anti -partisan operation carried out in Salonika, Greece
BAN-GO Y Japanese Oct. 1944 Burma Japanese plan for 15th Army defensive operations on the Irawaddy River, Burma.
Dan-Go Y Japanese Oct. 1944 Burma Burma Area Armies plan of operations by 33rd Army in Northern Burma following the defeat of U-GO
HA-GO Y Japanese 3 Feb. 1944 Burma Offensive in the Arakan by 28th Army.
KAN-GO Y Japanese Oct. 1944 Burma The defensive plans for 28th Army in Southern Burma.
U-Go Y Japanese 7 Mar. 1944 Burma Offensive by the Jap. 15th Army against Imphal and Kohima.
Antimon Y German c1944 Cent. Europe Support for Rumania
Blei Lead Y German c1944 Cent. Europe Support for Rumania
Margarethe I Y German 19 Mar. 1944 Cent. Europe Contingency plan devised for in the event of a Hungarian collapse, carried out following the fall of the Hungarian government
Margarethe II Y German 20 Aug. 1944 Cent. Europe Contingency plan devised for the event of a Rumanian collapse, carried out following the countries defection to the Allies
Panzerfaust Guantlet Y German 15 Oct. 1944 Cent. Europe The German takeover of Hungary.
Weiss White Y German 1 Sep. 1939 Cent. Europe The invasion of Poland by the German army, the first campaign of the war.
Kikusui Y Japanese Apr. 1945 Cent. Pac. Defensive, Kamikase style, operations at the Island of Okinawa.
MI Y Japanese Jun. 1942 Cent. Pac. The attempted invasion of Midway Island and the occupation of points in the Aleutian islands chain
TEN-GO Y Japanese c1945 Cent. Pac. Defensive plans to combat further US attacks as the US forces advanced closer to the Home Islands.
Ichi-GO Y Japanese Apr. 1944 China Massive offensive launched in Central China by the Japanese army fighting there.
TO-GO Y Japanese Summer 1944 China Second pahse of the ICHI-GO operation, the capture of Chinese territory.
Adler Eagle Y German 20 Jul. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep near Chechevichi, Belorussia
Aster Y German Sep. 1941 East Front Evacuation of Estonia by Whermacht forces.
Attika Y German 23 Sep. 1942 East Front Offensive by Army Group A against Tuapse in the Caucasus.
Bamberg Y German 19 Mar. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep near Bobruisk. See MUNICH
Barbarossa Germanic Leader Y German 21 Jun. 1941 East Front The German invasion of the Soviet Union.
Beowulf I Y German Sep. 1941 East Front Invasion of the Estonian Islands from the Latvian Courland Peninsula.
Beowulf II Y German 8 Sep. 1941 East Front Plan to  invade the Estonian Islands from the Estonian coast in the event of a rapid defeat of Russian forces in Estonia..
Bettelstab N German Feb. - July 1942 East Front Plan  for 18 AOK offensive against the Orainenbaum pocket west of Leningrad.
Blau Blue Y German 28 Jun. 1942 East Front German offensive in southern USSR (by North wing of AG South against Voronezh)
Blucher Germanic Leader Y German Autumn 1942 East Front Attack by the Eleventh AOK across the Kerch Strait into the Kuban Penn. in the Caucasus.
Bluecher Germanic Leader N German Autumn 1942 East Front Plan for Third Pz.AOK offensive SW of Rzhev
Bluecher II Germanic Leader Y German Autumn 1942 East Front Crossing by German-Rumanian forces across the Kerch Strait on to the Taman Penn..
Braunschweig Place name Y German 23 Jul. 1942 East Front Revision to Operation BLUE, involving simultaneous trusts towards the Caucasus Mtns. and Stalingrad, Russia
Brueckenschlag Bridge throw Y German Spring 1942 East Front The establishment of an overland connection to Fortress Demjansk, Russia, which had been besieged the previous winter.
Bueffel Buffalo Y German 02 Mar. 1943 East Front Evacuation of the Rzhev salient by Army Group Centre.
Burdock Y German Jan. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep in the vicinity of Kletnya.
Bustard Y German 8 - 18 May 1942 East Front The recapture of the Kerch Isthmus in the Crimea in preparation for the invasion of the Caucasus.
Clausewitz German leader Y German Jul. 1942 East Front The second phase of Army Group A’s summer offensive into the Caucasus.
Dampfhammer Steamhammer Y German cJul. 1942 East Front Planned third phase to the 1942 summer offensive in the southern USSR.
Delphin Dolphin Y German 22 Nov. 1944 East Front Evacuation of Saaremaa Island, off the Estonian coast.
Derfflinger N German Feb. 1942 East Front Planned offensive by German 9 and 16 AOK's with the intention that both formations would meet at Ostazchkov, Russia.
Donnerschlag Thunderbolt Y German 22/23 Dec. 1942 East Front Plan for the trapped 6 AOK to break out of the Russian encirclement and meet up with AG Don’s relief forces.
Donnerschlag Thunderbolt Y German Mar.-Apr. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out on the River Obdol, Russia.
Doppelkopf Two head Y German 16 Aug. 1944 East Front The offensive by 3 Pz.AOK to attempt to relieve the besieged AG North (Courland) in Latvia?
Draufganger Daredevil Y German Apr.-May 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out in Borsov-Lepel Region, Russia.
Dreiecke Y German Sep. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out in the Bryansk area, Belorussia
Edelweiss N German Autumn . 1942 East Front Plan for AG A to capture the Baku oil-fields in the Caucasus Mtns.
Eisbaer polar Bear Y German Jan. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation in the Bryansk and Dmitriev region, Russia.
Eisenhammer Iron Hammer N German c1945 East Front A plan to attack Russian power stations.??
Eisstoß Ice Push Y German 4 - 30 Apr. 1942 East Front Campaign by Luftflotte 1 to destroy the Russian Baltic fleet at anchor in Kronstadt and Leningrad.  Not totally successful and called off on 30 April.
Erntefest I Harvest Festival Y German 18 Jan. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried West of Ossipovichi, Russia.
Erntefest II Harvest Festival Y German 28 Jan.-Feb. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out west of Minsk - Slutsk road, Belo.
Fallreep Y German Apr. 1942 East Front Operations by the encircled forces in the Fortress Demjansk in conjunction with BRUCKENSCLAG
Ferkul Piglet Y German Apr. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation nr Bryansk by 3 PzAOK.
Feuerzauber N German cJul. 1942 East Front Early name for the NORDLICHT operation.
Fischreiher Kingfisher N German Summer 1942 East Front Plan for German forces to follow the capture of Stalingrad with an advance on Astrakhan on the Caspian Sea.
Fredericus I Germanic leader Y German 17 May. 1942 East Front The attack by 6 AOK on the Russian army salient at Kharkov, UK.
Fredericus II Y German May. 1942 East Front The follow-on attack on Kupjansk following Fredericus I.
Freischuetz Marksman Y German May/Jun. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation north of Bryansk by 3 PzAOK.
Frieda Female name Y German Nov. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by forces behind Army group Centre.
Fritz male name N German Winter 1940 East Front Original codename for Unt. BARBOROSSA, changed on 16.Dec.1940
Fruhlingserwachen Springawakenig Y German 6 Mar. 1945 East Front The offensive mounted in Hungary for the area of Lake Balaton with a view to recapturing Budapest.
Fruhlingsfest Spring festival Y German Apr./May 1944 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Lepel, Russia
Georg Y German Jul. 1942 East Front Plan to attack and capture Leningrad, early name for FEUERZAUBER.
Gertrud N German c1944 East Front Plan to attack power plants deep in Russian territory.
Gotz von Berlichingen Y German Apr. 1942 East Front Air attacks by Luftflotte 1 on the Russian Baltic fleet at anchor at Leningrad, a continuation of EISSTOSS.
Grief Griffon Y German 14 Aug. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep mounted in the Orsha-Vitebsk area.
Gruenspecht Green Woodpecker Y German Summer 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation mounted by 2PzAOK south of Bryansk.
Gunther Y German 2 Jul. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Manily, in the Smolensk area prior to ZITADELLE
Habicht hawk N German Apr. 1943 East Front Operation (planned?) by German Army Group South in Russia.
Hagen Y German Aug. 1943 East Front The evacuation of the Orel salient folowing the Russian KUTUSOV offensive.
Hamburg Y German Apr. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by 2 PzAOK near Bryansk.
Hannover I/II Y German May. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan perations by 4 PzAOK south of Vjcesma and on the Upper Dneiper.
Hasenjagd Hare Chase Y German 6 Feb. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Gomel, Russia.
Herbstlaub Autumn Leaf N German Sep. 1942 East Front Planned operation by 4 PzAOK in the Cacasus Mtns with the intention of destroying Russian forces between Krasnoarmeisk and Beketovka.
Herbstzeitlose Autumn Flower N German Sep. 1942 East Front Planned operation by 6 AOK to push on North between the Don and Volga rivers.
Hermann Y German 15 Jul. 43 East Front Anti-partisan sweep lasting one month between Vilna and Polotsk.
Hornung February Y German c1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by 16 AOK.
Jacob Y German 8 Oct. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep north of Uzda, Russia
Karlsbad Y German 14 Oct. 1941 East Front Anti-partisan sweep carried out on the River Berezina behind Army Group Centre, between Minsk and Smolensk. The first planned anti-partisan operation mounted by German forces.
Klauberterman Y Axis Jul.- Nov. 1942 East Front Seaborne operation mounted on Lake Ladgoda at Leningrad by German and Italian light surface units.
Klette I Burr Y German Spring 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Bryansk
Konrad I Y German 1 Jan. 1945 East Front Offensive aimed at reliving the garrison of Budapest.
Konrad II Y German 9 Jan. 1945 East Front Renewed offensive aimed at reliving the garrison of Budapest.
Konrad III Y German 18 Jan. 1945 East Front Renewed offensive aimed at reliving the garrison of Budapest.
Kormorant Cormorant Y German 22 May. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep mounted near Minsk and Borisov.
Kottbus City name Y German 5 Jun. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep carried out in the Polotsk - Lepel - Borisov region.
Kreml Kremlin Y German May - Jul. 1942 East Front Deception measures taken in the run up to the 1942 offensive in southern Ukraine, Unt. BLAU.
Krimhilde Y German Aug. 1943 East Front The evacuation of the Kuban Bridgehead by 17 AOK.
Lachsfang Salmontrap N German Autumn 1942 East Front Plan for a combined Finnish-German attack on the Murmansk railway.
Landbrueke Y German Apr. 1942 - Feb 1943 East Front The holding of the land corridor to the town of Demyansk in the area of 16 AOK
Landsturm Y German Winter 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation to clear guerilla forces from Makarska area of Yugoslavia.
Lichtschlag N German Autumn 1942 East Front Plan for a push north of Cholm, Russia to the Lovat River.
Magicflute Y German 17 Apr. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep in the vicinity of Minsk, Russia.
Maigewitter May Thunder Y German Spring 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by AG Centre near Bryansk, USSR
Maikaefer Cockshafer Y German Jun. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Bobruisk, USSR
Malaria Malaria Y German 9 Feb. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep near Osipovichi, Russia.
Mars I / II / III Y Axis Summer 1942 East Front The build up of Rumnian, Hungarian and Italian forces, resp., in Russia in preparation for Unt. BLAU.
Marzfieber March Fever Y German Mar. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep in White Russia.
Maus Mouse Y German Autumn 1942 East Front Army Group A's offensive into the Caucasus mountains.
Moorbrand swampfire N German Summer 1942 East Front Planned operations by 18th Army against Soviet positions at Pogostje
Munchen Munich Y German 19 Mar. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Yelyna - Dorogubuzh, Russia.
Munchen II Y German Dec. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation near Radoshkovichi, White Russia.
Nachbarhilfe I & II Y German Jun. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operations carried out in the Bryansk area by AG Centre.
Neptun Neptune Y German c1943 East Front An attack by AG “A” in Russia.
Nordlicht Northern Lights N German Autumn 1942 East Front A plan to attack and capture the city of Leningrad.
Nordpol North Pole N German Mar. - May 1942 East Front Plan for operation by the 9 AOK in the Nelidovo - Bjeloj area east of Moscow.
Nordsee North Sea Y German 2 Sep. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Mogilev agaisnt partisans threatening the LoC to Smolensk.
Orkan Hurricane N German May-June. 1942 East Front Plan for an offensive by AG Centre, in the Bjelew-Suchinitshi-Vuchnow area
Orkan II Hurricane Y German 18 Jun. 1944 East Front Anti-partisan sweep in the Osuchy Region near Lublin, Poland
Puszta Y German Oct. - Nov. 1942 East Front Operation carried out by 16 AOK to close the gap between Pusynja - Dedno area, Russia.
Raudtier Predator N German Mar. 1942 East Front Plan for operation against the Red Army Volkhov Pocket.
Regatta Y German 3 Oct. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan sweep carried out behind Army Group Centre in the Gorky- Smolensk area.
Renntier Y German Jun. 1941 East Front Attack mounted against Murmansk, Russia in conjunction with BARBOROSSA
Schamil N German Autumn 1942 East Front Plan for an airborne assault by Army Group A on the Maikop Oilfields in the Cacasus
Schlingflanze Climber Plant N German Summer 1942 East Front Plan to increase the size of the landbridge between Demjansk and Staraya Russa.
Schnepfe Snipe Y German 1 Nov. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep mounted North of Vitebsk, Russia. See WILDENTE
Seydlitz Y German 2 - 12 Jul. 1942 East Front Operation carried out by 9th AOK in the area around Bjeloj, Russia.
Siegfried Y German Oct. 1941 East Front Invasion of Hiiumaa Island, off the Estonian coast.
Siegfried Y German Autumn 1942 East Front Army Group B's offensive against Stalingrad.
Silberfuchs Silver fox Y German Jun. 1941 East Front Offensive mounted by German forces in Central Finland in conjunction with BARBOROSSA with the aim of cutting the Murmansk railway.
Sonnewende Soltice Y German 15 Feb. 1945 East Front Counter offensive mounted against Russian forces from Pomeranian.
Spatlese Late harvest Y German 18 Sep. 1942 East Front Operation carried out north of Smolensk.
Storfang Sturgeon trap Y German 6 May. 1942 East Front The attack and capture of Sevastopol by 11 AOK in the lead up to BLAU.
Suedwind southwind Y German 17 Jan. 1945 East Front Counter offensive mounted form the Gran bridgehead in Hungary.
Sumpf Marsh Y German Nov. 1942 East Front Plan for an attack North from the Stara Russa area, Russia, with the aim of consolodating the connection with Fortress Demyansk
Taifun Taifun Y German 30 Sep. 1941 East Front Renewed offensive by German army in an effort to capture Moscow before the Winter.
Tanne Pine Tree N German Autumn 1944 East Front Plan of operations in the event of a Finnish defection from the war involving the occupation of the Aaland Islands fo the Finnish coast.
Taubenschlag Dovecot N German Autumn 1942 East Front Plan for an attack by 11 AOK on Toropets, Russia
Trappenjadg Turkey Hunt Y German 8 May. 1942 East Front The clearance of the Kerch Peninsula before BLAU
Trojanishes Pferd Trojan Horse N German Summer 1944 East Front Planned Brandenberger Commando operation near Krackow, Poland.
Ursula Y German 12 Feb. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep in the Rogachev area, Russia
Vierecke Quadrangle Y German Sep. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Bryansk.
Vogelsang Birdsong Y German 5 Jun. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation in the Roslaval-Bryansk area by 2 PzAOK. (See also KOTTBUS)
Waldwinter Forest Winter Y German Mar. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out north of Vitebsk, Russia.
Waltraut Y German 25 Jan. 1944 East Front Counterattack by III Pz. Corps to reopen the Uman to Vinniza railway in the Ukraine which had been cut by the Russian advance.
Weisengrund Meadowland N German Summer 1942 East Front Plan to Clear the Fishermans Penninsula, ?.
Weststurm Y German Sep. 1944 East Front Engagement of the Russian Sworbe coastal fortress by the ships Emden and Leipzip
Wildente Wild Duck Y German 1 Nov. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep North of Vitebsk, Russia. See SCHNEPFE.
Wildsau Wild Boar Y German 8 Jan. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by 2nd PzAOK.
Wilhelm Y German 10 - 15 May 1942 East Front Action by 6 AOK against Voltchansk, Russia.
Winkelkreid Angle Marsh Y German Aug. - Sep. 1942 East Front Operation by forces in the Demyansk pocket in an effort to consolidate the connection with 16 AOK.
Wintermaechen Winter Fairy Tale N German Sep. 1942 East Front Plan for an attack to be launched from the front of the Italian Eight army against a Russian Don bridgehead.
Winterzauber Winter Magic Y German Jan. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan sweep mounted in Lituania.
Wirbelwind Whirlwind N German 11 Aug. 1942 East Front Plan for an offensive from the area of Suchinishi, south of Moscow by 2 PzAOK and 4 AOK.
Wirbelwind Klein Little Whirlwind Y German Aug. 1942 East Front Attack launched by 2nd Pz AOK near Suchinitschi, Russia
Zeppelin Y German c1944 East Front An attempted operation by a special forces team, flown in to near Moscow, to carry out sabotage raids against Russian powerplants.  Mission failed.
Ziethan Y German c1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out by 16 AOK.
Zigeunerbaron Gipsy Baron Y German 16 May. 1943 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out near Bryansk, Russia
Zitadelle Citadel Y German 9 Jul. 1943 East Front Offensive launced against the Russian Kursk salient by the German Army. 
Swampflower Y German 6 Jul. 1942 East Front Anti-partisan operation carried out in the Dorogobuzh region, Russia.
Valkyrie N German (20 Jul. 1944) German Contingency plans to be put into effect in the event of an internal uprising.  The Hitler conspirators attempted to put this operation into action following the attempt on Hitler's life.
Achse Axis Y German 08 Sep. 1943 Italy German take over of Italy
Alarich An Ancient King N German c1943 Italy Initial contingency plans to take over Italy in event of Italian surrender, renamed ACHSE on 8 Aug. 1943
Eiche Oak Y German 12 Sep. 1943 Italy The rescue of B. Mussolini from the Gran Sasso.
Feuerstein Flintstone Y German Sep. 1943 Italy Security sweep by German forces in the Italian Alps with the aim of securing the passes through the mountains following the collapse of Italy.
Fischfang Y German 3-19 Feb. 1944 Italy Counterattack against the US VI Corps’ Anzio beachhead.
Herbstnebel Autumn Fog Y German Spring 1945 Italy The withdrawal of German forces past the Po river.
Istrien Y German c1943 Italy Anti-partisan operation carried out in northern Italy by German AG B.
Kopenhagen Y German Autumn 1943 Italy The securing of the French and Italian Alpine passes during the build up in Italy.
Lehrgang Y German 11 - 17 Aug. 1943 Italy The evacuation of German forces from Sicily island to the Italian mainland
Ludwig N German c1944 Italy Contingency plans against Allied landings around Livorno Italy.
Morgenroete Morning Dawn Y German Spring 1944 Italy Counterattack against the US VI Corps’ Anzio beachhead.
Richard Y German Jan. 1944 Italy Contingency plan to combat an Allied landing on the Italian coast.  Subsequently used following SHINGLE
Schwartz Black Y German c1943 Italy Plan devised for in the event of an Italian collapse, where by Italy would be occupied by German forces.
Sonnanfang Sunrise Y German 16 Feb. 1944 Italy Offensive by Fourteenth Army against the US VI Corps beachhead at Anzio.
Student N German Autumn 1943 Italy Early plan for the occupation of Rome by German forces
Wintergewitter Winter Thunder Y German 26 Dec. 1944 Italy Attack mounted against US IV Corps in Italy.
Blume II Flower N German c1943 Mediterranean German contingency plans for countering an allied landing on the French Mediterranean coast in that year
Felix male Name N German cFeb. 1941 Mediterranean The plan for German forces to assault and capture Gibraltar.
Gaudo Y Italian 26 Mar. 1941 Mediterranean A sortie by the Italian fleet against British ships north of Crete.
Gisela N German 1942 - 43 Mediterranean Contingency plan for the capture of the Southern Pyrenees-exits and N Spanish harbours in the event of Allied landings in Spain
Herkules Hercules N Axis c1942 Mediterranean Proposed joint attack by Axis forces, with the aim of capturing the island of Malta.
Kamelie Y German Nov. 1942 Mediterranean Occupation of Corsica Island
Marder Marten Y German c1944 Mediterranean Contingency plans for the event of an Allied landing on either coast of Italy, subsequently put into operation following the Allied Operation SHINGLE.
Merkur Mercury Y German 20 May. 1941 Mediterranean The air & sea borne invasion of Crete.
Luettich Liege Y German 7 Aug. 1944 Normandy Counter attack mounted at Mortain.
Aida Female Name Y Axis Jun/July 1942 North Africa Offensive against British Eight Army
Dora Y German Jul. 1942 North Africa A raid by members of the Brandenburg Commandos into southern Libya in an effort to disrupt Allied trans-Africa supply routes.
Skorpion Y German 27 May. 1942 North Africa The recapture of the Halfaya Pass by Axis forces.
Sonnenblume Sunflower Y German Spring 1941 North Africa The German intervention in North Africa involving the sending of the DAK.
Theseus Y Axis 21 Jan. 1942 North Africa The counterattack by Axis forces from El Agela position into Cyrenica, Libya
Venezia Y Axis 26 May. 1942 North Africa Axis assault on the southern Gazala-Bir Hakeim line.
Pastorius Y German 12 Jun. 1942 North America The landing of spies in N America by U-Boat.
Birkhahn Blackcock Y German c1945 Norway Plan for the withdrawal from Northern Norway.
Caesar Roman Emperor N German Jan. 1945 Norway Plan to attack Allied shipping in the Kola Inlet, Russia using Biber midget submarines.
Elch Elk Y German 7 Apr. 1942 Norway The sending of reinforcements to Norway.
Falke Falcon N German c1943 Norway Contingency plan against expected allied landings in Norway.
Hartmut Y German Apr. 1940 Norway U-boat patrols mounted off the Norwegian coast before and during WESERUBUNG
Juno Y German 4 - 8 Jun. 1940 Norway Kreigsmarine counterattack mounted against retreating Royal Navy forces in the aftermath of the allied withdrawal from Narvik, Norway.
Nordlicht Y German c1945 Norway The reatreat to Lyngen Fjord, Norway.
Regenbogen Rainbow Y German 31 Dec. 1942 Norway Kriegsmarine operation in the Barents Sea against Allied convoys.
Schnee Snow Y German Dec. 1942 Norway The sending of reinforcements to Norway.
Sportspalast Y German Mar. 1942 Norway German naval sortie against Allied convoy PQ12 to Northern Russia.
Weserubung Exercise Weser Y German 7 Apr. 1940 Norway The invasion of Norway and Denmark.
Wolke Cloud Y German Nov. 1942 Norway Transfer of German Army units to Norway.
Wunderland Y German Aug. 1942 Norway An operation carried out by the warship Admiral Scheer in the Kara Sea.
Fruhlingswind Spring Wind Y German 14 Feb. 1943 NW Africa Offensive launched at the Said Pass - Kasserine Pass against II (US) Corps by the 5 PzAOK.
Ochsenkopf Oxhead Y German 26 Feb. 1943 NW Africa Offensive mounted from Mateur against Allied forces by 5 PzAOK towards Beja and Mejez el Bab.
Olivenernte Olive Crop N German Jan. 1943 NW Africa Plan to capture Medjex el Bab in Tunisia.
Sturmflut Stormflood Y German 19 - 22 Feb. 1943 NW Africa German attack on the Kasserine Pass, Tunisia.
Adlertag Eagle day Y German 15 Sep. 1940 NW Europe Full scale assault on Britain by the Luftwaffe’s Luftflotten X & V
Anton Male name Y German 09 Nov. 1942 NW Europe Annexation of unoccupied Vichy France following  the allied landings (TORCH) in North Africa
Artur Male Name N German c1941 NW Europe Planned operation to support IRA activities in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Attila Ancient Leader N German c1941 NW Europe Contingency plan for the annexation of Vichy in emergency.
Augsburg A/B A German City Y German Feb. & Mar. 1941 resp. NW Europe Motor Torpedo Boat operations off the Coast of Eastbourne, UK.
Baer Bear Y German 15 Jun. 1940 NW Europe Assault on the Maginot Line area of French border
Blau Blue Y German c1938-39 NW Europe Pre war Luftwaffe plans for operations against England.
Blume I Flower N German c1943 NW Europe German contingency plans for countering an allied landing on the Channel Coast in that year
Bodenplatte Baseplate Y German 1 Jan. 1945 NW Europe Luftwaffe assault on allied airfields across liberated Europe.
Cerberus Y German 11 Feb. 1942 NW Europe The channel dash made by the German cruisers, Scharnhorst, Gneisenau & Prinz Eugen, from France to home port in Germany.
Dopplesprung ? German 1944 11 NW Europe Plan for evacuation of bridgeheads held on the Maas river west of Arnhem, Holland.
Fruhlungs Spring Y German 7 Apr. 1944 NW Europe Anti-partisan sweep mounted around Gex & Oyonnax in the Jura Mtn's France.
Gelb, Fall case Yellow Y German 10 May. 1940 NW Europe Invasion of France and the Low Countries.
Grun Green N German c1940 NW Europe Planned attack or deception plan for an attack on Southern Ireland in conjunction with SEALION
Grunpfeil Green Arrow Y German 30 Jun. 1940 NW Europe The seizure of the British Channel Islands by German forces following the victory in France.
Haifisch I/II Shark N German c1941 NW Europe Plans to carry out a feint operation against Britain in conjunction with BARBOROSSA.
Hanna N German c1943 NW Europe Contingency plans the combat expected landings by Allied forces in Denmark.
Harpune harpoon N German c1941 NW Europe Plan to carry out a feint invasion of the English East coast using forces from Norway in conjunction with BARBOROSSA
Herbstnebel Autumn Fog Y German 16 Dec. 1944 NW Europe The offensive mounted by German forces in the Belgium, Ardennes Forest. (The Battle of the Bulge)
Herbstreise Autumn Journey Y German Autumn 1940 NW Europe Plan to carry out a feint invasion of the English East coast using forces from Norway in conjunction with SEELOEWE
Hummel Y German Aug. 1940 NW Europe Plan launced to gather intelligence in support of SEELOEWE.
Ibex Y German 21 Jan. 1944 NW Europe Series of Luftwaffe bombing raids on Southern England and London
Ilona N German c1942 NW Europe A later plan, replacing ISABELLA, concerning the occupation of the Iberian Peninsula.
Isabella N German c1940/1941 NW Europe Early contingency plan for the occupation of the Iberian Peninsula.
Lichtmeer Y German Summer 1940 NW Europe Luftwaffe air attacks on RAF Bomber Command bases.
Lila Lilac Y German 9 Nov. 1942 NW Europe The seizure of Toulon naval base following the allied landings in operation TORCH
Loege Theatrebox Y German 7 Sep. 1940 NW Europe 65 day long series of air attacks mounted on London.
Marianne Y German Dec. 1940 NW Europe MTB operation mounted off the coast of Dover, England
Moewe I Seagull N German c1942 NW Europe Plan to use special agents to sabotage aluminium works in the South of Scotland by Abwher
Moewe V N German Sep. 1944 NW Europe Failed mission to land agents on the coast of Scotland
Mondscheinsonate Moonlight Sonata Y German 14 Nov. 1940 NW Europe The large bombing raid mounted against Coventry.
Nordmark Y German Feb. 1940 NW Europe Fleet operations by the Kriegsmarine, the German Navy.
Nordpol Y German c1942 NW Europe A campaign of interdiction against allied secret agents being dropped into Holland.
Nordwind North Wind Y German 1 Jan. 1945 NW Europe Attack mounted by the German army in the Alsace region of France - Germany.
Nuernberg N German c1943 NW Europe A plan to capture and secure the Pyrenean passes in conjunction with GISELA.
Oskar Y German Dec. 1940 NW Europe MTB operations in the sea off Dover, England.
Otto Y German 12 Mar. 1938 NW Europe Plan for the take over of Austria.
Regenwurm Earthworm Y German C1945 NW Europe The use of the mobile V2 launching sites in an effort to escape their destruction by allied airpower.
Renate Y German Jan. 1941 NW Europe MTB operations in the sea off Dover, England.
Rot red Y German 6 Jun. 1940 NW Europe The offensive mounted on the Somme River resulting in the final conquest of France.
Rumpelkammer Y German 13 Jun. 1944 NW Europe V-1 flying bomb offensive launched against Britain from fixed launched bases in the Pas-de-Calais area.
Seeloewe Sealion N German Autumn 1940 NW Europe The plan to invade mainland England
Siegfried Y German Sep. 1943 NW Europe The occupation of the areas of Southern France garrisoned by the Fourth Italian Army by German forces following Italian collapse
Stienbock Y German 21 Jan. - 29 May. 1944 NW Europe Luftwaffe airraids against famous British cities.
Stosser Y German 16 Dec. 1944 NW Europe Airborne operation mounted in conjunction with HERBSTNEBEL
Tannenbaum Christmas Tree N German c1942 NW Europe Operational plan for an invasion of Switzerland if required.
Taube Dove N German c1941 NW Europe Plan to support activities by the IRA in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Tiger Y German 13 Jun. 1940 NW Europe The attack by Armee Gruppe C on the Northern Maginot Line, France
Viking Raid N German c1941 NW Europe Planned parachute and glider invasion of Northern Ireland.
Wacht am Rhin Watch on the Rhine Y German 16 Dec. 1944 NW Europe Offensive mounted through the Ardennes forest Belgium.  Led to the 'Battle of the Bulge'
Weber Y German Jan. 1941 NW Europe Kreigsmarine operation mounted on the south coast of England.
Wikinger Y German Feb. 1940 NW Europe Kreigsmarine destroyer sortie in the Dogger Bank.
Fu-Go Y Japanese Nov. 1944 Pacific Bombing mission mounted against the US west coast using bomb carrying balloons.
A-Go N/A Y Japanese c1944 Philippines Counterattack plan against operations in the Phil. Sea
SHO-GO Victory Y Japanese Oct. 1944 Philippines The counterattack mounted by the Japanese fleet at Leyte Gulf, Philippine Islands.
Coast Y German 25 Sep. 1939 Poland Heavy bombing raid by the Luftwaffe on Warsaw.
KA-GO Y Japanese Aug. 1942 Solomon’s The naval reinforcement of Guadalcanal Island using naval vessels.
I-GO Y Japanese Apr. 1943 SW Pac. Air offensive launched by the Japanese airforces based in the Northern Solomon’s.
KON Y Japanese May. 1944 SW Pac. Naval counterattack against the US landing on Biak Island.
MO Y Japanese 21 Jul. 1942 SW Pac. The Japanese offensive against Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
RO N Japanese Nov. 1943 SW Pac. Planned counterattack to be mounted against the US landing on Bougainville.  Cancelled following Allied airstrikes against Rabaul Harbour.
Ausladung Unloading Y German 26 Feb. 1943 Tunisia An attack in the Sedjenine Valley area of north Tunisia to gain more ground, at same time as OXHEAD attack.
Braun Brown Y German 09 Nov. 1942 Tunisia German build up in Tunisia following Allied Operation TORCH
Capri Place name Y Axis 6 Mar. 1944 Tunisia Offensive by the PzAok Africa from the Matmata Mts., Tunisia against Brit. Eighth Army.
Eilbote I Messenger Y German 18 Jan. 1943 Tunisia An attack by German forces on French forces on the Eastern Dorsale, Tunisian border.
Eilbote II N German Jan./Feb. 1943 Tunisia Planned extension of EILBOTE I involving a move on the town of Pichon.
Fliederbluete Lilac Blossom Y German 20/21 Apr. 1943 Tunisia Spoiling attack by German forces against V (British) Corps positions on "Banana" Ridge
Kuckucksei Cuckoo's Egg N German Spring 1943 Tunisia Proposed attack on allied forces in the Fondouk Pass area of the Eastern Dorsale, Tunisia.
Morgenluft Morning Air Y German 14 Feb. 1943 Tunisia The armour attack against Gafsa by Italian First Army after FRUELINGSWIND.
Courier Y Axis 18 Jan. 1943 Tunisia Attack by axis forces around Pont-du-Fahrs against UK Eighth Army.